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The r>a,ilv Review.
Towanda, Pa., Wednesday, Dec. 27, 1881.
• P. W. ALVOI'T). NOPI K N.ALVORD
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Bradford County Teachers Institute.
MONDAY, KDec. 20, 1881.
FIRST DAY—MORNING SESSION.
Devotional exercises were conducted by
Rev. C. T. Hallo well.
Supt. Ryan by his methodical arrangements
was able to assign work, and in fifteen min
utes the organization had so far advanced
that the different " sections" were sent to the
ciass-rooms for a drill in arithmetic.
A " section" consists of the teachers occu
pying a row of scats, these divisions being
necessary for economizing tunc. They are
known by letters and extend to K, —A being
Miss flattie Bogart of Towanda and Mr.
H. E. I )ann of Canton, were appointed Sec
The following were appointed a committee
Mr. Burgan, Mr. Albert, Mr. Quinlan, Mr.
Ilorf m, Mr. Case and Mis McKean.
Tho e assigned to the sections as instruc
tors, were Mr. Burritt. Mr. Marshall, Mr.
Eugene Thompson, Mr. Bovingdon, Mr.
Johnson, Mr. Browson. Mr. Harding, Miss
Ine, Smith. Miss Spalding, Miss Ilillis and
the section composed of teachers in the
graded schools left to select. All sections
were ie.t free to change instructors if de-
L diuide and longitude were taken up in
Main Ilall at 10.43, and interesting methods
given by Messrs Bovingdon, Marshall, Bron
n, Munn, Burritt and Prof, llyan.
Adjourned at 12.15.
Opened with singing "All Together Again."
B. M. Peck. Esq., of the Towanda school
board, was introduced, and in a cordial man
ner tendered the teachers a welcome, and the
free use of the graded school building which
they occupy. lie spoke for a few minutes
impressing valuable suggessions upon the
minds of those present. Mr. MeCollom on
the part of the teachers, from the west, Mr.
Burritt, for the southwest, and Mr. Harding
for the north, returned thanks for the wel
The enrolling clerks, Mr. Louny Ryan
and Mr. Chubbuck, had by this time,
assigned seats to nearly four hundred teach
ers, and recorded tlicr names, etc.
Supt. Ryan urged upon teachers their duty
under the new law more than ever to use ev
e.y effort to increase the efllcicucy of the In
sutut and the necessity of prompt atten
dance and registry, that no mistakes might
occur m his report to the different boards of
directors the attendance of teachers. The
> r r'tiee on methods reported, and Miss
Morrison was called up< n. She gave a lan
guage iosson for primary pupils, uses slates
:■ d * aches the use of capitals, pauses, etc.
Miss Inez Smith gave a method combining
the sounds of letters and building of senten
Mr. lleverly gave his methods with those
i .idins in 4th and sth readers; believes in
analysis and teaches punctuation. A mis
ce'lrneous exercise in which several took
pait, next interested the audience; alter
Wii'ch grammar was taken up in the class
M'ss McKean took up the subject of teach*
' -g young pupils to read. Miss Jennings gave
her method in the third reader.
Remarks and suggestions were made by-
Mr. Burritt, Mr. Wood, Mr. Munn, Mr,
Bronson, Mr. Duggan, Mr. Bovingdon, Mr.
McCollom, Mr. Harding. After remarks by
c j-upl. questions were collected for the
query box. Prof. McCollum being called up
on gave his views of Prof. Marshall's lecture
upon the National Park. He said he consid
ered it one of the most interesting and in
structive he had ever heard. A Literary
committee was appointed consisting of the
Committee on discussion reported resolu
tions for evening discussion. Adjourned to
meet at 7 o'clock.
"Refuge" having been sung, as an intro
duction, Sir. Ryan gave a short talk and then
opened the query box.
Questions in arithmetic, grammar, practice
of teaching, etc., were read and answered.
This being a very useful and interesting ex
erci.se by its pleasing variety. All frivalous
questions being discarded if placed in the box
At 7.45 Hon. E. L. Hillis was introduced
and gave an interesting lecture entitled. llovv
Our Laws are Made. He thinks civil gov
ernment text books should be introduced
into schools, and the civil system of Pa. es
pecially studied. The speaker gave due at"
tention to the different branches of the sub
ject, but treated of the Legislative more par
ticularly, giving its composition and manner
of working, work performed, and time con
sumed, etc., etc. At the close of the lecture
a vote of thanks wa tendered. After a short
discussion of this resolution to-wit: that the
egotism of teachers in discarding text books
and using methods of their own is injurious
to our schools. The institute adjourned to
meet at t) o'clock, a. m.
The Five Cent Store is now receiving an
immens stock of fall and winter goods and
the enterprising proprietors invite the public
to call and examine.
Books by eminent authors and Poets, in
the finest bindings suitable for holiday pres
ents, at WHITCOMR'S.
Large invoice of foreign and domestic wines
and liquors expressly adapted to the holiday
trade, just received at John Sullivan's, No. 4,
Ilale's block, Bridge st. dec. 19—2w.
IMPORTANT TO TRAVELERS.— SpeciaI in
ducements are offered you by the BURLING
TON KOUTK. It will pay you to read their
advertisement to be found elsewbore in thi
A large assortment of neat Stationery, just
received Jewel Boxes, Work Boxes, Toilet
and Nail sets in plush and leather Goods
at Whitcomb's Book Store. No trouble to
Any industrious, practical farmer, with a
small capita], can lioar of an opportunity to
buy a farm on terms which will enable him
to pay for ot out of the profits. For particul
ars enquire at this ofiice.
Chains and Lockers in endless variety, com
prising all the new styles, at ED MOUILLESS
For the finest line of smokers goods for
Christmas presents, go to John Sullivan's on
Biidgest. dec. 19—2w.
50 all Cliromo Cards sent post paid for 10
cents, with name. Address, F. I'. Carnochan,
Fashionable Gaud Printer. Towanda, Pa.
Christmas Cards, New Year Cards, Birth
day, Wedding and Condolence Cards, at
The Celebrated Milwaukee Lager on
draught a the Park Restaurant.
Don't fail to go to JOHN SULLIVAN'S on
Bridge street, for the best five cent cigar.
Cape Cod Cranberries, the largest and best
grown, for sale at E. F DITTUICII & Co.'s.
Kerosene Burners for Oil Lanterns at C.
P. WELLES' Crockery 90c store.
SOMETHING NEW! —One of the leading fea
tures of New York City is the eagerness with which
the people accept any decided improvement* that
may he introduced. The rush now in that city is
for the new kind of Seidlitz Powders, which far ex
cel the old kind, being as pleasant as lemonade.
They arc called Seidlitine beidlitz Powders—put up
in two neat wooden boxes and sold for live cents
each. CLARK 11. PORTER, Agent.
All the new Banks and Toys at C. P. Welles' 99c
For First Class Custom Boots and Shoes, go to
Morgan McMahon's Shop, over Burchill Brothers
M arblc Works. Repairing of all kinds neatly done.
Headquarters for DOLLS! Dolls Heads, Bodies,
and Arms, at C. I'. Welles' Crockery and 99c store.
Cliildrens Books, Small and Large. Lowest Pri
ces. at C. P. Welles' Crockery and 99c store.
CiiAKLES A KENS lias taken the Barber Shop late
ly occupied by I'ATTINANTO, in Patton Block, and
soPcits a share of public patronage. He is an ex
perienced barber and understands ail branches of
New Majolica at C. P. Welles' Crockery and 99c
THE VERY LATEST— StyIes in men's, chil
tlren's and boys' suits, overcoats and fur
nishing goods can be found at Jacob's Cloth
ing House as lie has just opened tin immense
stock of Fall and Winter goods.
Buy Knapp's Superior Flavoring Extracts
for family use, warranted pure.
Lamp Wicks, Fletchers host, by tl 3 yard at C.
I'. AVells' Crockery store.
'The best a and 10 cent Cigars ever Smoked, at
the Park Street Cigar Store, South side Mercur
Have you ever tried that superb tobacco for
sale at the Park Street Store, Mercur block? It
can't he beat.
George Carter having opened a Barber Shop one
door South of the Methodist Church, solicits sharea
of the public patronage. George is a Good Barbei,
Give him a call.
You will find the finest selection of Sterling Sil
ver ware at Hendelman's.
HO P E for tiie DEA F.
I >!•. Peck's Artificial Ear Drums
PERFECTLY RESTORE TIIE HEARING AND PERFORM TIIE AVORK'OF
the Natural Drum. Always in position, but invisible others. All conversation and even vtimsr
heard distinctly. We refer to those us'ng them. Send for descriptive circular with tos mrniai
Oct. IS, ISSI* Address 11. P. K. PECK & CO., 85 I3KODWAY,SN.Y.
From this date and until further notice,
we have resolved to sell out our entire
stock of Heavy Winter Goods, Overcoats,
Boots and Shoes, at cost, in order to
make room for our large Spring and Sum
mer stock, at the Great Boston Clothing
House, just opened in Means' Block,
Pip ill and Ornamental Painter,
AND PAPER HANGER.
All work in his line promptly executed on eli or
notice. From long experience both in city and
country, he prides himself on being able to suit the
smn6 c' J
OlTer a large and attractive stock
at very low prices, which you
are invited to call and examine.
Also, a complete assortment of
Fancy Goods suitable for the
Silk Handkerchiefs, Linen &
Embroidery, Ha nd k e rchief?,
Spanish Ties and Fichues, Hos
iery, Gloves, Underwear.
For the balance of the year
will sell Shawls, Cloaks and
Furs regardless of Cost and
Seasonable Dress Goods much
Cloths suitable for Ladies
Ulsters, also Gents Suitings, un
laundried Shirts, Socks, Silk &
Linen Handkerchiefs, in fact
every thing pertaining to Ladies
or Gents Ward- )be.
EVANS & HILDRETH.
To wan da, Pa.
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